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In Memory of Ali Golshan: An Iconic Iranian Photographer

Late Iranian photographer Ali Golshan has left behind numerous photos which bring back memories of the distant past.

Iran Chooses Documentary Film as Its Academy Awards Submission

“Finding Farideh”, a documentary film directed by Azadeh Mousavi and Kourosh Atayi, has been selected as the Iranian cinema’s representative and official submission to 2020 Academy Awards after several decision making sessions.

Colourful Fantasies of Down Syndrome Patient Displayed in Tehran

An exhibition of paintings by Nasrin Kishani, an Iranian artist with Down syndrome, was recently held at Tehran’s Shokouh Gallery, showcasing what’s going on in her subconscious.

Iranian Artist Carves Statues on Dried Trees

A skilled sculptor creates works of art with dried wood as he believes turning the trees that have been dried into sculptures can be a unique environmental recycling move.

Works by Young Painters on Show at Iran’s Oldest Visual Arts Event

The 27th edition of "One Hundred Works, One Hundred Artists" exhibition is being held at Tehran’s Golestan Gallery.

Photo Exhibition in Iran Depicts Sufferings of Iraqi Kurdish Refugees

A photo exhibition is underway in Tehran, portraying the sufferings of refugees and the migration of Iraqi Kurds during the rule of former Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein.

Two Iranian Women Break Taboo against Female Singing

Shamshuk and Zobeideh are two Iranian women artists from the south-eastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan who have managed to break a long-time taboo against women’s singing.

Iranian Documentary Shines in Foreign Festivals

The Iranian documentary “Beloved” by Yasser Talebi has received its fifth reward from international film festivals.

‘Conversations with Kiarostami’ Now on Bookshelves in US

A collection of interviews by famous American film critic Godfrey Cheshire III with late Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami has been published in the United States in the form of a 188-page book entitled "Conversations with Kiarostami".

Tehran Hosting ‘Four Corners of Imagination’ Sculpture Exhibition

The 6th exhibition of works by members of the Iranian Sculptors Association entitled "Four Corners of Imagination" has opened at the gallery of Iranian Artists Forum.

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